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Anton Chekhov

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        StatementColumbia University Press
        PublishersColumbia University Press
        LC Classifications1960
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        Paginationxvi, 97 p. :
        Number of Pages96
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Anton Chekhov and the Development of the Modern Character

There, we are to reconsider moments of overlooked decisiveness and issue and possibly see mankind more clearly. As a landowner he dedicated himself to improving the lives of the peasants living on his estate. For the sake of obtaining some foreign decoration, or for the sake of having his name mentioned in the newspapers as having Anton Chekhov present at some special service in the company of other great personages, he was ready to submit to any kind of humiliation, to beg, to flatter, to promise.

" Chekhov attended the and the Taganrog since renamed thewhere he was held back for a year at fifteen for failing an examination in Ancient Greek. Although Chekhov did not fully realise it at the time, Chekhov's plays, such as The Seagull written in 1895Uncle Vanya written in 1897The Three Sisters written in 1900and The Cherry Orchard written in 1903 served as a revolutionary backbone to what is common sense to the medium of acting to this day: an effort to recreate and express the "realism" of how people truly act and speak with each other and translating it to the stage to manifest the human condition as accurately as possible in hopes to make the audience reflect upon their own definition of what it means to be human.

" Letter ofquoted by Anatoly Smeliansky in "Chekhov at the Moscow Art Theatre", from The Cambridge Companion to Chekhov, 31—32. The translator is Constance Garnett, who was one of the most famous British translators of Russian classics. This philosophy of approaching the Anton Chekhov of acting has stood not only steadfast, but as the cornerstone of acting for much of the 20th century to this day.

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